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Teachers (Pay And Conditions Of Service)

Volume 987: debated on Friday 27 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the salary of the highest-paid head of school and of the lowest-paid teacher under the recent Clegg award.

The pay settlement based on the Standing Commission's first published recommendations is being implemented in two stages, half from 1 January 1980 and in full from 1 September 1980. Information for both stages is contained in the table below.their nursery schools and classes in order to implement education cuts.

My Department has no information on any closures prior to 5 May 1980. From 5 May local education authorities have been required by section 12 of the Education Act 1980 to give two months' notice of proposals to close nursery schools. No such proposals are yet due for decision. The local education authorities for Coventry and for Hereford and Worcester have each published a proposal to close one nursery school.